Dr. Underwood is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. She is also the Associate Director of a new interdisciplinary initiative at CU Denver - the “inWorks”. She is focused on creating a strong biotech and human longevity-focused component and curriculum within the inWorks. Her current research interests include biotech, life-extension technologies, maternal and global health.
Dr. Underwood received her bachelors degree in computer science in 2009 from the University of Washington with a strong focus in the field of ICTD - information and communication technologies for development. She received her PhD from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2013 for her design and implementation of the PartoPen.